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The expression on this Ring Necked Dove in a tree next to our garden says it all………’ Go away ! ’
Photograph taken in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.


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  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 3 years ago

    Yup, birds do have expressions! Great shot!

  • Thank you for the comment Cindy – you are so right.

    – Roy Massicks

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoover 3 years ago

  • Thank you Janice.

    – Roy Massicks

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    Terrific, Roy!

  • Cheers David, thank you.

    – Roy Massicks

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 3 years ago

    Nice shot, great title!

  • Thank you for comment Colin.

    – Roy Massicks

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    Brilliant shot Roy..

  • Many thanks Jason. He was getting a bit twitchywhen I took this !

    – Roy Massicks

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 3 years ago

    Looks like its watching you Roy, smile please and say cheese! Great shot.

  • Thanks Gary – think this was the ’ daddy ’ bird in this little flock.

    – Roy Massicks

  • TheBaldyMan
    TheBaldyManover 3 years ago

    Wonderful image Roy

  • Appreciate comment Alex – they were very kind while I clicked away, shouting ’cheese, smile and other words of encouragement !

    – Roy Massicks

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Oh Wow, I love that expression on his face, stunning capture Roy such character.

  • Thank you Andrea – it was your birds that got me interested in the birds round our area.

    – Roy Massicks

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 3 years ago

    What a great looking bird, lovely shot!

  • Many thanks Shaun – my photos of birds are improving somewhat, only be two or three weeks &

    our flax will be flowering – that brings in the Tui’s.

    – Roy Massicks

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 3 years ago

    a super picture, just beautiful,dawn

  • Thank you Dawn – I wasn’t going to take this picture then he pulled that face !

    – Roy Massicks

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